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MATLAB Workshop in NIT Rourkela for Biomedical Engineers

About the Short Term Course

This short term course is intended to highlight the theoretical and practical aspects of the soft computing in the domain of signal and image processing. Soft computing refers to collection of methodologies, which aim to exploit tolerance for imprecision, uncertainty, approximation, partial truth, robustness, low solution cost and ease of implementation. Soft computing includes the technologies of fuzzy logic and neural networks. It is an effective tool for dealing with control, modeling, and decision making in pattern classifiers used in signal and image processing applications. The Course also promises proficient practice of above tools in MATLAB environment.

Lecture notes on Medical Informatics

Introduction 2008 [pdf]
Modelling [pdf]Introduction (Zlatko Trajanoski) [pdf]
Introduction to SVM (Vojislav Kecman) [pdf]
Basics of Support Vector Machines (Vojislav Kecman) [pdf]
Gene Expression Clustering (Alexander Sturn) [pdf]
Neural Networks (Zlatko Trajanoski) [pdf]
PCA (Zlatko Trajanoski) [pdf]
SOM (Zlatko Trajanoski) [pdf]
Decision Trees (Zlatko Trajanoski) [pdf]
Introduction to Probability Theory (Fatima Sanchez Cabo) [pdf]
Introduction to Statistical Inference (Fatima Sanchez Cabo) [pdf]
ELGA and eHealth (Karl Pfeiffer) [pdf]

Combined document (contains all of the documents above) [pdf]

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Biomedical innovation:Memories Controlled by a switch in Rat

A method to turn memories on and off with the flip of a switch, has been developed by the scientists.

Using an electronic system that duplicates the neural signals associated with memory, they managed to replicate the brain function in rats associated with long-term learned behaviour, even when the rats had been drugged to forget.

“Flip the switch on, and the rats remember. Flip it off, and the rats forget,” said Theodore Berger of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering‘s department of biomedical engineering.

Do your PhD in Systems Neuroscience from Barcelona

PhD position in Systems Neuroscience in Barcelona: stochastic dynamics
of cortical circuits and their impact on perception.

Applications are invited for a PhD position in the ‘Cortical Circuit
Dynamics Group’ at IDIBAPS (Institut D’Investigacions Biomèdiques August
Pi i Sunyer), in Barcelona. The 4 year position, funded by an FPI grant
by the Spanish Ministry of Science, starts Sept. 2011 and is aimed to
investigate the role of noise in perception and decision making.


Research Fellow Position, University of Surrey, Post Ref 7895

A Research Fellow (Post-Doc) to work on a cross-disciplinary
research project in the fields of computational neuroscience,
nature-inspired computation and machine learning on developing is required.

“General-Purpose Learning Algorithms for Spiking Neural Networks”

in the Nature-Inspired Computing and Engineering(NICE) Group within the
Computing Department of the University of Surrey.